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Guest Project — Anthropologie-inspired Ruffled Burlap Lamp!

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Hi, I'm Terra from mama says sew. I'm really excited to be here today. When Jen asked me to share the tutorial for this lamp with her readers, I said "Of course!"  The lamp shade is, after all, her amazing idea. This is what I'm going to show you how to make today.  Jen showed me a picture of a lampshade from Anthropologie, and after thinking about it for almost a day, I came up with a … [Read more...]

Lamp Makeover: from Dull to Darling in 30 minutes!

Turn your lamp from dull to darling in 30 minutes flat! Here's my little Walmart lamp I bought to lighten up my desk area in my kitchen.It's cute, if kind of boring. But I knew I could do something fun to brighten her up! First, I got three pieces of paper and taped them together lengthwise. Then I made an outline of the lampshade by tracing the outline with a pencil. I rolled the lampshade … [Read more...]